February 22, 2018

Healthy Recipe: Banana Nut Pancakes

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Banana Nut Pancakes

Want to get your family excited about eating breakfast? Start your morning with this hearty (but healthy) banana nut pancakes recipe. Not only does this delicious dish satisfy the palate, it’s also loaded with nutritional value. The banana provides you with a healthy dose of potassium and fiber, the flax seeds are a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, and the swapping of regular milk for almond milk will help cut down on calories. What’s not to love?

Banana Nut Pancakes – 4 servings

Prep Time: 10 min. • Cook Time: 25 min. 


1 ripe banana
½ cup almond milk
1 tablespoon butter, melted
1 flax egg (1 tablespoon ground flax mixed with 3 tablespoons water)
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
¾ cup oat flour (or gluten-free all purpose)
¼ cup walnuts, chopped (optional topping)


1. Preheat skillet or griddle with cooking spray or butter
2. Mix wet ingredients in 1 bowl and dry into another. Add wet to dry, stirring thoroughly. Pour by ¼ cup in skillet and cook 1-2 min. per side.

Nutrition Information (per serving):

Calories: 245
Fat: 10g
Sodium: 38mg
Carbs: 36g
Fiber: 6g
Protein: 8g

Want to learn how to make more recipes like this one? Attend a healthy cooking class every Wednesday in Center City